Belfast Telegraph

Friday 25 July 2014

Escaped wallaby and baby joey: Police warn Co Down public not to approach animals

Wallabies have powerful hind legs that can administer vigorous kicks to potential predators.
Wallabies have powerful hind legs that can administer vigorous kicks to potential predators.

A wallaby and baby joey are on the loose in Co Down - and the police have warned the public not to approach them.

The marsupials are native to Australia, but have been reported as escaped in the Knocksticken Road area of Clough, Downpatrick.

If you come across the animals, contact police immediately on 0845 600 8000.

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